Lucious Barnes

PROFILE:

I've been a huge fan and critic of games and movies ever since I had a voice to speak about them. I love power and influence of great storytelling, interactive and otherwise, and now want to be more than just a consumer. My biggest strength in this regard? Almost every time, I'm fair all the time.

Posts by Lucious Barnes:

Better off buried – Zombeer review

by 1 week ago

As some might expect, there is a polarizing shift between playing games for fun and playing games because it’s your job. There are several times and numerous examples when my …

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Herald or heretic – How Dragon Age: Inquisition made me face my views of the afterlife.

by 2 weeks ago

    Bioware has made it their business to not only deliver remarkable personality and character development with their games, but also display some fearlessness by broaching the potentially divisive or even …

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    Lucious’ Top Ten Games of 2014

    by 2 months ago

    Being the year after all the Gen 8 consoles hit store shelves and family living rooms around the globe, 2014 has (or maybe had by the time you’re reading this) …

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    The light we found in the dark below- The Dark Below Review

    by 2 months ago

    Neither of us were exactly anticipating The Dark Below with excitement. It’s better to say we looked forward to it with curiosity. When the original vanilla release of Destiny launched …

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    Rolling on all cylinders- Rollers of the Realm review

    by 3 months ago

     Before the simulator, before the platformer, and before whack-a-mole, there was pinball. Forever lurking somewhere in the corners of the gaming world, pinball has persisted for over seventy years as …

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    A linage of strategy – Crowntakers review

    by 4 months ago

    I made a lot of strange and entertaining comparisons during my time with Crowntakers. Among the first was Infinity Blade, where I originally encountered the now popular theme of playing …

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    Beyond your expectations- Sid Meier’s Civilization: Beyond Earth review

    by 4 months ago

    Sid Meier’s Civilization series has enjoyed a long lasting and beloved place in the halls of gaming history. It’s tenacious, creative, and often quirky approach to interactively retelling the history …

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    The art of interstellar war- Spacecom review

    by 5 months ago

    The Real-time-strategy genre in many ways represents one of the far poles of videogames, sitting across from the visceral in-the-moment combat of fighting games. They speak to a different part …

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    It’s all in the hands- Lichdom: Battlemage review

    by 6 months ago

    “Customizable” is a very fluid concept in the world of videogames, and it’s certainly been taken more and more advantage of as the technology behind our favorite entertainment grows more …

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    A Blissful Purgatory – Divinity: Original Sin Review

    by 7 months ago

    Divinity: Original Sin is a title that seems to speak to a certain kind of player. The gameplay requires experience, and to get the most out of it means having …

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    A nice straw hat, but a little loose- One Piece: Unlimited World Red review

    by 7 months ago

    Right off the bat, I’ll tell you that One Piece: Unlimited World Red isn’t a terrible game. It isn’t even a bad game. At its worst, Unlimited World Red is …

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    Still meching to its own beat – Dynasty Warriors Gundam Reborn review

    by 8 months ago

    Koei’s Warriors franchise is a lot like the Hostess Cakes of videogames. Sure they aren’t particularly good and just different versions of the same thing, but when you have a …

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